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There are 9 ways to get from Jersey City to Worcester by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus  •  5h 52m

  1. Take the bus from New York to Worcester "Greyhound" / ...

$22 - $39

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Train, bus  •  5h 59m

  1. Take the train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to New Haven Union Station Northeast Regional / ...
  2. Take the bus from New Haven to Worcester "Greyhound"

$46 - $108

Train  •  7h 2m

  1. Take the train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Boston Acela / ...
  2. Take the train from Back Bay to Worcester Framingham/Worcester Line

$45 - $146

Bus via Springfield  •  7h 54m

  1. Take the bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY to Union Station, Springfield, MA Peter Pan
  2. Take the bus from Union Station, Springfield, MA to Union Station, Worcester, MA Peter Pan

$47 - $72

Drive  •  3h 20m

  1. Drive from Jersey City to Worcester 182.6 miles

$17 - $26

Fly Newark to Boston, train  •  5h 18m

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Boston (BOS) EWR - BOS
  2. Take the train from Back Bay to Worcester

$67 - $305

Fly New York La Guardia to Boston, train  •  5h 58m

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Boston (BOS) LGA - BOS
  2. Take the train from Back Bay to Worcester

$75 - $318

Fly New York JFK to Boston, train  •  6h 11m

  1. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Boston (BOS) JFK - BOS
  2. Take the train from Back Bay to Worcester

$111 - $319

Fly Newark to Providence, train  •  7h 4m

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Providence (PVD) EWR - PVD
  2. Take the train from Providence to Back Bay
  3. Take the train from Back Bay to Worcester

$128 - $538

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The cheapest way to get from Jersey City to Worcester is to drive which costs $17 - $26 and takes 3h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Jersey City to Worcester is to drive which costs $17 - $26 and takes 3h 20m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Jersey City to Worcester. However, there are services departing from Jfk Blvd At Montgomery St and arriving at Worcester via New York. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 52m.

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No, there is no direct train from Jersey City to Worcester. However, there are services departing from Journal Square and arriving at Worcester via New York Moynihan Train Hall and Back Bay. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 2m.

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The distance between Jersey City and Worcester is 159 miles. The road distance is 182.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Jersey City to Worcester without a car is to bus which takes 5h 52m and costs $22 - $40.

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It takes approximately 5h 52m to get from Jersey City to Worcester, including transfers.

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Jersey City to Worcester bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from New York station.

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Jersey City to Worcester train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from New York Moynihan Train Hall station.

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The best way to get from Jersey City to Worcester is to bus which takes 5h 52m and costs $22 - $40. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $45 - $150 and takes 7h 2m.

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  • Distance: 159.4 miles
  • Duration: 5h 52m

What companies run services between Jersey City, NJ, USA and Worcester, MA, USA?

Greyhound USA operates a bus from New York to Worcester once daily. Tickets cost $24 - $35 and the journey takes 4h 15m. OurBus also services this route twice a week. Alternatively, you can take a train from Jersey City to Worcester via 33rd Street, New York Moynihan Train Hall, and Back Bay in around 7h 2m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$23 - $340
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$24 - $380
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$24 - $370
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $500
Flights from Newark to Boston via Nantucket
Ave. Duration
3h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $500
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $550
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $490
Flights from New York JFK to Boston via Martha's Vineyard
Ave. Duration
2h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $470
Flights from Newark to Providence
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $550
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $460
Cape Air
Website
capeair.com
Flights from New York JFK to Boston via Martha's Vineyard
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,300
Train operators
Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train service serves the US’ busy northeast corridor from Virginia to Massachusetts; major stops include Boston, Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Baltimore. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a quiet car, cafe and business-class seating, and travelling with a small dog or cat is permitted. Book at least 14 days in advance for a cheaper Saver Fare.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to New Haven Union Station
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$40 - $80
Business Class Seat
$65 - $120
Train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Boston
Ave. Duration
5h 13m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $130
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$60 - $130
Business Class Seat
$100 - $180
Train from Providence to Boston
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$35 - $70
Business Class Seat
$55 - $110
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to New Haven Union Station
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Business Seat
$35 - $55
Train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Boston
Ave. Duration
3h 38m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Premium
$210 - $290
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Business Seat
$65 - $95
Train from Providence to Boston
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$23 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Business Seat
$30 - $45
MBTA
Phone
617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Train from Back Bay to Worcester
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Website
MBTA
Train from Providence to Back Bay
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Website
MBTA
Bus operators
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from New York to Worcester
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$24 - $35
Flexible
$45 - $65
Bus from New Haven to Worcester
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $25
Flexible
$35 - $55
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from New York, NY to Worcester, MA
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Book at
ourbus.com
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY to Union Station, Springfield, MA
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Union Station, Springfield, MA to Union Station, Worcester, MA
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Website
peterpanbus.com

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The quickest flight from Newark Airport to Boston Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 9m.

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Jersey City to Worcester bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Worcester station.

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Jersey City to Worcester train services, operated by MBTA, arrive at Worcester station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Jersey City to Worcester is 183 miles. It takes approximately 3h 20m to drive from Jersey City to Worcester.

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Cape Air, Spirit Airlines, JetBlue Airways and two other airlines offer flights from Newark Airport to Boston Airport.

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There are 44+ hotels available in Worcester. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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